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May 31

Pioneers Festival 2017

€990 – €1490

Event Details

Pioneers Festival is an invite-only event which brings the 500 most promising tech startups to meet with the world’s top investors and executives at the Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna.
It’s where success stories are shared, new technology gets into the spotlight and networking goes viral.

►►► EARLY BIRD TICKET until January 2017
►►► Startup? Apply for Pioneers500 and get 2 free tickets

❝ Startups look to Vienna as next big thing ❞
– New York Times

In 2016, over 1000 outstanding entrepreneurs joined over 300 investors, 350 executives, 400 tech aficionados and 150 international tech media in a dynamic set-up.
You can check out the selected startups who attended 2016 bit.ly/p500_FE

❝ Probably the highest density of game changers in tech per m2. ❞
– RedBull Bulletin

Besides the 2 days of inspiring keynotes, workshops and future tech exhibitions, other perks include:
✔ Access to our matchmaking tool and pre-schedule 1-on-1 meetings for a productive networking experience
✔ Hand-on workshops on startup – corporate collaboration best practices and case studies
✔ Access to 4 stages of inspiring & educating content on founder stories and product strategies from 100+ speakers from influential companies
✔ Access to after parties (incl. food & beverage)
✔ Access to side-events and special invitations

▸▸ 2017 Confirmed Speakers Line-up:
■ Andrew Chen // UBER
■ Naveen Jain // MOON EXPRESS
■ Behshad Behzadi // GOOGLE
■ Brianne Kimmel // ZENDESK
■ Adam Stradling // BITCOIN.COM
■ Perry Despeignes // AUGUR
■ Mik Stroyberg // LEMONSQUEEZE
■ Babak Hodjat // SENTIENT
■ Johannes Reck // GETYOURGUIDE
■ Jessica Erickson // 500 STARTUPS

Past speakers include:
■ Manoj Bhargava (Billions in Change, 5-hour energy)
■ Jimmy Wales (Founder of Wikipedia)
■ Dean Kamen (FIRST, Segway, SlingShot)
■ Simon P. Worden (Nasa Ames, Breakthrough Initiatives)
■ Emmett Shear (Founder of Twitch, Partner at Y Combinator)
■ Tim Draper (DFJ and “the creator of viral marketing”)
■ Joe Lonsdale (Eight VC)
■ Nicole Glaros (Techstars)
■ Chris Sheldrick (What3Words)
■ Eric Gradman & Brent Bushnell (Two Bit Circus)
■ And many more …


You might also be interested in smaller, industry focused, events coming up this year:
► Mobility.Pioneers // FEBRUARY 7 & 8, 2017 // MUNICH
► Fintech.Pioneers // FEBRUARY 16 & 17, 2017 // BERLIN
► Health.Pioneers // SEPTEMBER 6 & 7, 2017 // PARIS
► Retail.Pioneers // OCTOBER 18 & 19, 2017 // STOCKHOLM
► Industry.Pioneers // DECEMBER 5 & 6, 2017 // MADRID

The When

May 31, 2017
June 2, 2017

The Where

Hofburg Palace
Vienna, Vienna 1010 Austria

The Who

Hosted by Pioneers

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